The former world champion in four different weight classes Miguel Angel Cotto entered this fight with a boxing record of 40-5-0 (33 KOs=82%) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since November 21, 2015 when he was defeated by Saul Canelo Alvarez (=Cotto vs Canelo). Before this bout the Puerto Rican had won three consecutive fights beating Delvin Rodriguez (=Cotto vs Rodriguez), Sergio ‘Maravilla’ Martinez (=Martinez vs Cotto) and Daniel Geale (=Cotto vs Geale).
His opponent, Yoshihiro Kamegai, has an official record of 27-3-2 (24 KOs=89%) and he entered as the No.20 super welterweight in the world. He lost to Alfonso Gomez in 2015 (=Gomez vs Kamegai) but then he has collected two victories and one draw beating Jesus Soto Karass in his last fight (=Soto Karass vs Kamegai 2). Miguel Cotto vs Yoshihiro Kamegai is valid for the vacant WBO World Super Welterweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: StubHub Center, Carson, California, USA
Division: light middleweight (154 lbs, 69.9 kg)
Title: vacant WBO World Super Welterweight title
Cotto’s previous fight: Miguel Cotto vs Saul Canelo Alvarez
Kamegai’s previous fight: Jesus Soto Karass vs Yoshihiro Kamegai 2
Cotto’s next fight: Miguel Cotto vs Sadam Ali
Cotto vs Kamegai Fight Video:
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